Increase wage limit as per March 1, 2016

Dit item is verlopen op 02-04-2016.
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ORANJESTAD- The Department of Labor and Research (DAO) announces that in connection with the increase of the minimum wage as per March 1 2016 the wage limit for the application of the Labor Ordinance 2013 will also increase per abovementioned date.

As of March 1, 2016, the wage limit for the application of the Labor Ordinance 2013 is Awg. 3.690,72
The wage limit is determined by multiplying the minimum wage by a factor of 2.2.

Minimum wage (Awg, 1.677,60) x factor 2.2 = Awg. 3.690,72

This means that employees with a monthly salary of Awg. 3.690,72 or Awg. 44.288,64 per year or less fall under the protection of the Labor Ordinance 2013, and are entitled to the conditions specified in this ordinance, including maximum working hours per day and per week, rest days, overtime pay and paid holidays or holiday and commemoration days.